A Galveston County jury has returned a not-guilty verdict against a man who authorities had accused of abusing his son by locking him in a wooden box.
Houston authorities are searching for the parents of an infant who was abandoned in a post office lobby.
A Dallas-area city council member has been charged with 911 abuse over a call the day after a store burglary.
Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.
Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.
North Texas police have filed criminal charges against two owners of a funeral home where eight decaying bodies were discovered earlier this week.
A Texas man has been sentenced to four years in prison in a human smuggling case involving a teen allegedly assaulted as she was being driven to New Jersey.
An operations officer with the New Hampshire National Guard will remain jailed on charges stemming from a night in San Antonio when he and two others allegedly hired an underage female escort.
A former cheerleading coach in the Dallas area has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for molesting several girls he met at private gymnasiums.
A state agency reports Texas had 156 child deaths from abuse and neglect during fiscal 2013.